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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 23rd, 2019

Forsyth

Vernon Elizabeth Jones, 86, Cumming
Vernon Elizabeth Jones, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. She was born in 1933, to the late Benjamin and Julia Osborne. Vernon was a member of Alpharetta ...

Hall

John Holland Jarrett, Jr., 70, Gillsville
Mr. John Holland Jarrett, Jr., age 70 of Gillsville passed away Tuesday July 23, 2019 at The Rosemont of Stone Mountain. Mr. Holland was born February 5, 1949 to the late John H ...
Peter Trizzino, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Peter Trizzino, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Peter was born January 27, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY to ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Mathis Byess, age 88 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mrs. Byess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Willie “Bill” Nathaniel Finch, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mr. Finch ...

Other

Steven Philip Dickman, 56, Alpharetta
Steven Philip Dickman, 56, of Alpharetta, Georgia was called home to be with his Lord  on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Steve will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Cindy, o ...

Stephens

Mrs. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Herron Burgess, age 82, of Toccoa, previously of McDonough,  passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital. Born June 14, ...

White

Robert Thornton, 50, Cleveland
Robert Thornton age 50 of Cleveland, GA passed away on July 23, 2019. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at Melvin Hill CME Church, Carnesville, GA at 2:00 PM. Professional S ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died